Wreck knocked out power to apartment

January 23, 2009 4:53:40 AM PST
It took firefighters more than 30 minutes to rescue a driver stuck inside his vehicle in southwest Houston overnight.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Investigators say the man was driving westbound on Westheimer near Kettering when he jumped the curb and smashed through a light pole. The SUV landed on its side and pinned the driver. He was rescued and taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.

Power was knocked out to a nearby apartment complex and Westheimer was shut down in both directions.

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